Dumfries Primestock Report
C & D Auction Marts Ltd held their weekly Sale of Primestock in Dumfries on Wednesday 14th June 2017.
67 Cattle Forward:
Prime Cattle: Short of requirements
Limousin deifer sold to 233p/Kg from J Jardine, Yett Farm.
OTM Cattle – Maintained recent levels, more smaller dairy bred cows forward
Beef cows averaged 145.8p/kg to 183p/kg
Dairy Cows averaged 105p/kg to 136p/kg
Limousin to £1308.45, £1122.55 Park, £1116 Middlebie Rigg, £1058.5 Blairshinnoch
Angus to £1147 Tregallon, £1085.70 Carruthers, £1073.25 Blairshinnoch
Salers to £1114.70 Catslackburn
Charolais to £1044 Middlebie Rigg
Fleckvieh to £1022.35 Slacks
Holstein to £1022.35, £975 Salcks
Limousin to 183p Park, 155p Middlebie Rigg, 146p, 145p Blairshinnoch, 143p Park 140p Gillesbie
Angus to 159p Blairshinnoch, 155p North Park, 155p Tregallon, 154p, 153p Carruthers
Saler 157p Catslackburn
Charolais to 145p Middlebie Rigg
Fleckvieh to 136p Slacks
Holstein to 127p, 125p, 120p Slacks, 125p Highlaw, 121p, 120p Lakehead
Friesian to 122p Highlaw
567 Prime sheep forward
465 Prime Lambs and Hoggs
Prime Lambs: Trade eased back
237 Lambs (32.1kg – 39kg) Ave 234.6p/kg to 248p/kg Shieldhill
Texel to £94.50 Thorns, £94.50 Westhill, £94 Drumcork, £92.50 (x2) Dressertland, £92.50 Shieldhill, £91 Shangan.
197 Lambs (39.1kg – 45.5kg) Ave 240p/kg to 261/kg Park
Suffolk to £102.50 Dempsterton , £97 Shangan.
Texel to £111.50 Shangan, £111.50, £110 New, £111.50 Bush of Craigs, £105 Shieldhill, £104.50 Park, £104 Dressertland, £102.50 Kerricks.
4 Lambs (45.6kg – 52kg) Ave 246p/kg to 257p/kg Eastside
£123.50, £114 Eastside, £120.50 Shangan
Blackface to £84.50 Newbigging
Suffolk to £87.50 Nether Garrel
Texel to £88.50 Little Culloch
Cheviot to £89.50 Burnside of Baltersan.
Cast ewes and rams: Sharper on the week
Texel to £133.50 Townfoot, £124.50 Thorns, £123.50 Park, £115.50 High Cairn, £110.50 Upper Senwick, £107.50 Nether Garrel
Cross to £96.50, £82.50 Innerfield
Cheviot to £73.50 Glenjaan
Blackface to £65.50 Longbeoch
Texel to £136.50 Thorns
Charollais to £119.50 Shangan